AstraZeneca entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alexion Pharmaceuticals for a total consideration to Alexion shareholders of $39 billion or $175 per share.

To support the long-term goals of Novartis, the Swiss pharma giant is initiating a share-buyback program of up to $2.5 billion that is expected to be carried out over the next few months.

UCB S.A. is flexing the company’s M&A muscles once again with the acquisition of Handl Therapeutics BV, a rapidly growing and transformative gene therapy company based in Leuven, Belgium.

W2O announced two new products available through Symplur, the company’s social media analytics platform dedicated exclusively to the healthcare industry.

Calcium announced the additions of Lynn Nezin, PhD, and Lauren Lazar, MD, to the full-service, independent healthcare marketing agency’s strategic services team.

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TriNet, a leading global health research network optimizing clinical research to bring new therapies to market faster, announced global investment firm The Carlyle Group made a strategic growth investment and will acquire a majority stake in the company.

Following negative interim data from the company’s experimental treatment for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis, France’s GENFIT will discontinue the Phase III RESOLVE-IT study of elafibranor in this indication.

Lundbeck is making changes to the global pharma company’s R&D initiative, which could lead to a reduction of up to 160 positions.

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